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Adjective
Without the appropriate, usual, or natural covering
“Covering bare soil with a generous mulch of stable manure or compost is usually only practical for small areas.”
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Bare or exposed due to a lack of clothing
“His bare feet were freezing, and those feet would occasionally stumble onto unseen branches under the two feet of snow.”
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Empty, without contents
“Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to give the poor dog a bone. When she came there, the cupboard was bare, and so the poor dog had none.”
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Without or devoid of (something)
“Her waistline was also bare of the silky black fur that covered her arms, legs, head, and torso.”
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Marked by having a basic or uncomplicated form
“I wanted a simple, bare design to reflect the nature of the poems contained within.”
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Spoken or presented in a manner that is frank and honest
“The subject's deliberative job consists in selecting a formal procedure and supplying the bare facts of the matter.”
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Small in number or amount
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“This reads like someone who did the bare amount of thinking on this topic.”
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(as an emphasis) In a pure, basic or simple form or sense
“If you are a beef lover, then just the bare thought of Wagyu will cause you to salivate instantly.”
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(of land or a place) Barren or uninhabited
“Behind the temple of Medeenet Haboo stretches a bare and desolate plain, which rises and climbs until it merges itself in the bare and desolate range of the Lybian hills.”
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Having an inhospitable atmosphere or nature
“While the country between Fedalla and Casablanca is grim and bare, Fedalla is a green oasis, elegantly laid out.”
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(of trees or vegetation) Without leaves or foliage
“He picked all the leaves, and soon the little pine tree was bare.”
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Unable to bear fruit, crops or offspring
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Free from exaggeration or distortion
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Completely consumed or used up
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Not covered with varnish
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Having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
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(of writing) Relatively brief in extent
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Barren and devoid of inhabitants
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Dressed in old or worn clothes
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Without rain
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Lean, thin, and having little flesh
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(of farmland) Plowed and harrowed, but left for a period without being sown
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(of space) Unenclosed or not built-up
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Sandy color
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Deficient in something needed or usual
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Unquestionable or indisputable
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To uncover and expose to view
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“She wore a white shirt, the bottom rolled up and tied in a knot, which served to bare her belly and put her not at all unattractive navel on display.”
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To reveal (otherwise unknown or confidential) information
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“Clifford was far too sensitive to bare his secret to so ungentle a confidant.”
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To remove or take off, especially one's clothing
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To make bare by completely removing (everything)
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To declare loudly, openly or publicly
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To remove or take away (something) from (someone)
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To confess or admit the truth
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